Privacy Policy - Glossary

Anonymization

By modifying the data, identification of a natural person is no longer possible.

Activity data

Data stored about the user's activities.

Analysis tools:

Programs allowing analyses of user behavior.

Cloud

Use of IT infrastructure and services that are not kept with data controllers (locally) but are hired as a service from third parties and can be accessed via a network (e.g. the internet).

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or in your browser.

GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation, revision of data protection regulations for the European Union (EU 2016/679).

Devices

(Portable) electronic objects/computers, such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, or PCs, used to access apps or programs and information services.

IP address

An address within the computer network based on the Internet Protocol (IP). This address is assigned to the device and thus allows the device to be addressed and so accessed.

MAC address

Hardware address of each individual network adapter.

my.avira.com

Administration area within the Avira software for registered users.

Personal data

This information relates to a specific or identifiable natural, living person.

Pseudonymization

Modification of data in such a way that it is no longer possible to allocate it to a certain data subject without additional supplementary information.

Malware

Programs developed to cause damage to a device.

Smart

Synonymous for "intelligent, clever" devices (e. g. smartphone, smart TV, smart watch).

SSID

(Service Set Identifier) freely selectable network name of a Wi-Fi network.

 

Date: 11.12.2019